Thelma "Sissy" Southern Gilliland was born July 15, 1932 in Vincent , Shelby County, Alabama. She went to be with Jesus on July 28, 2014. Sissy was preceded in death by her parents, the late Oscar D. Southern Sr. and Mary Treadwell Southern; by sisters, Hassie Sims, Ruby Rich, Eva Smith, and twin sister, Velma "Vee" Simons; by brothers, Hulen, Gordon, Solon, O.D. Jr. and Edward Southern. She is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years Corley Gilliand; by sisters, Edna Fleming and Dorothy Whitten; by sons, Greg (Connie) and Don (Kathy); by grandsons, Joshua (Lauren) and Jonathan Gilliland, Christopher (Molly) and Cameron (Jordan) Rutledge; by great-grandsons, Grayson and Sawyer Rutledge. Funeral service will be held Thursday, July 31, at 2:00pm from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment will be in Macedonia North Cemetery in Vincent. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 31 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered online at www.kilgroefh.com Kilgroe Funeral Home-Pell City will direct the service.
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Published in The Daily Home on July 30, 2014